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SPECIES Rhinonicteris aurantia

Author:Gray, 1845.
Citation:In Eyre, Central Australia, 1: 405.
Common Name:Orange Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Australia, Northern Territory, Port Essington.
Distribution:N Western Australia, Northern Territory and NW Queensland (Australia).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:Sometimes spelled "aurantius", but "aurantia" is the correct spelling in combination with Rhinonicteris. Reviewed by Armstrong (2002).
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